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Flooding hits Illinois: Highest river level in 50 years possible in Freeport; warnings issued along Fox and Des Plaines rivers

Tornado watch issued for Chicago area Thursday afternoon, quarter-sized hail reported south of Chicago Heights

How much lead is in your garden? Chicago soil study aims to educate, empower urban growers

Time to say goodbye to Garfield Park Conservatory's 93-year-old palm tree

Chicagoans have planted more than 14,000 gardens to help pollinators like Monarch butterflies. Here's how to join the effort.

Trash removal project adds 7-mile stretch of Chicago river

Election Day forecast: 'Decent' weather expected, not guaranteed

Sterigenics loses round one at federal hearing against Illinois EPA

In hearing over Sterigenics shutdown, company argues it is suffering harm; EPA cites alarming health risks

Residents celebrate news Sterigenics' use of ethylene oxide has been stopped, but seek a permanent ban